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In this episode Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics, shares a research roundup from the March issue. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Felicitas Livaudais, MD, FAAP, and Cindy Calderon, MD, FAAP, about surviving disasters and learning how to prepare for the future. 



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Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP


Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP, is the Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She is the associate editor of digital media for the journal Pediatrics. 

Felicitas Livaudais, MD, FAAP


Felicitas Livaudais, MD, FAAP, has been a general pediatrician with Kaiser Hawaii Permanente Medical Group for 20+ years and works at the Kihei Clinic. She serves as an assistant professor for JABSOM as a pediatric mentor and is the site coordinator for medical students who come to Maui.  She also serves on several boards: Hawaii AAP, IMUA and Friends of the Children's Justice.  She is the Medicaid medical director for Kaiser Maui.  She is interested in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and likes to teach trauma-informed care and identify protective factors in the community.  She is the proud grandmother of three very cute keiki.   

Cindy Calderon, MD, FAAP


Cindy Calderon, MD, FAAP, is a general pediatrician and executive director of the Puerto Rico AAP chapter.  She has been a leader during multiple disasters in Puerto Rico, as president of the PR AAP Chapter from 2019-2021, with the earthquake and COVID pandemic, and vice-president from 2017-2019, with the Mria Hurricane and recovery. She is a past pediatric consultant in the Mother Child Adolescent Health Division of the Puerto Rico Health Department, a member of the Section on Epidemiology Public Health and Evidence of the AAP, a member of the Council on Children and Disaster, and a member of the National Advisory Committee for Children and Disasters.  


This project is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $350,000 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by American Academy of Pediatrics, CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government. 

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

The interviewees have no conflicts of interest to disclose

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*The views expressed in this podcast are those of the guests and not necessarily those of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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